So… how many times have you come up with the most brilliant idea ever while you were in the shower, only to forget it by the time you were dry? It’s a common complaint that I hear from ADHD clients, and I can relate: I can’t shut my mind off when I’m in the shower. […]


I gave birth to my daughter, Tigerlily, about 15 months ago. In preparation for my pregnancy (and under my doctor’s care), I took myself off Concerta (which I was taking to help manage ADHD) about a year before getting pregnant. Since giving birth, I’ve had a number of readers inquire about my experience and ask […]


Adults with ADHD are both gifted and cursed with the power to hyperfocus. Hyperfocus is a unique ability that we have to focus so intensely that the rest of the world temporarily disappears. It’s the opposite of boredom. Instead of having difficulty concentrating or getting started, the hyperfocused ADHDer has trouble shifting focus away from […]